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Manager Coding - Hospital Coder - Remote

Job ID: 53551
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Manager Coding - Hospital Coding for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation is $39.24 – $58.86; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, and/or work location.

This position will be performed fully remote. If telecommuting, PeaceHealth will provide the caregiver with necessary computer equipment. It is the responsibility of the caregiver to provide Internet access.

***Must reside in Washington, Oregon, Texas or Alaska.***

Manages the daily operations of a designated coding team to ensure that diagnoses and procedures have been collected, coded and accurately reflected utilizing PeaceHealth coding and compliance regulations, as well as other legal or accreditation organization requirements. Develops and leads the team that carries out daily coding operations.

Details of the Position:

  • Supervises caregivers involved in hospital coding to ensure timely and accurate coding of inpatient and outpatient records. Monitors quality and training of all coding caregivers.
  • Manages staff hiring, evaluation, promotion, coaching, counseling, performance appraisals and other personnel-related actions.
  • Develops, implements, and communicates appropriate compliance policies and procedures for evaluating input, coding and sequencing, and providing accurate data to support ICD and CPT coding. Resolves coding discrepancies with vendor management team.
  • Monitors potential risk exposure related to coding practices; responds to non-compliance issues; participates in reviews with internal and/or external coding auditing organizations.
  • Improves coding and documentation practices to compliantly optimize revenue capture. Assists in planning, developing, and controlling budgets, including personnel, capital equipment and operations.
  • Participates in the development and deployment of educational programs regarding elements of coding compliance, such as documentation and accurate coding, for all appropriate personnel.

What I bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of five years of medical coding experience required.
  • Minimum of two years’ leadership experience required.
  • AHIMA credential required: RHIA, RHIT, or CCS.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills to interact with all levels of department personnel, physicians, and individuals outside the System.
  • Proficient with software applications that impact the medical coding functions.
  • Thorough knowledge of medical coding using the ICD-10-CM and CPT4/HCPCS classification coding systems. Familiar with MS-DRG, APR-DRG and APC reimbursement systems.
  • Advanced MS Office skills strongly preferred.
  • Use of 3M CAC preferred.
  • Experience with Epic EMR preferred.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, please email [email protected].

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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